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2018 Speakers

2018 Speakers

Dr Lynne Webster

Job Title: Head of the Research Office
Organisation: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Lynne has worked for over 14 years in NHS R&D management in the North West. A founding senior manager of the Research & Innovation Division within the ever changing environment of central Manchester Hospitals; currently with the challenge of merging R&I systems for the newly created largest Trust in England. Providing local leadership; including inspiring the development of a Trust research management system which has now been rolled out regionally as the Greater Manchester LPMS – “R-Peak”. Providing regional leadership as the Research Support Champion; especially enjoying mentoring new R&D managers. Lynne started in research working for Smith & Nephew, gained a PhD in oncology at UCL, followed by post-doctoral and Fellowship research at St Thomas’ Hospital and the University of Liverpool before changing direction into research management.

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